Weightmans is a top 45 UK law firm, with over 1,300 people working from our offices in Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Newcastle. What makes Weightmans different is our people. Our people are determined to achieve the best results for our clients. How we get there varies from organisation to organisation, person to person. No assumptions, no one-size-fits-all approach. We measure and monitor results to ensure that we are the preferred legal service provider for our Transport & Logistics sector clients.
Transport and logistics
Weightmans provides expert advice for the transport and logistics sector from a team of highly experienced transport solicitors.
Our team of lawyers and industry consultants advises all those involved in the Transport & Logistics Sector including: insurers, fleet operators, freight forwarders, shipping lines, ports and warehouse operators, on contentious and non-contentious issues arising out of the movement of goods by road, rail sea and air.
Our understanding of your industry goes beyond interpretation of legal conventions, rules and regulations and extends to practical and operational expertise built on years of working in partnership with leaders in the sector. These partnerships have helped us to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions for the problems you face.
We have strength in depth and breadth. Sector focussed expertise, geographical reach from offices throughout the UK and a network of international business partners enable us to anticipate and respond to your demands and the demands of your industry, quickly and efficiently.
Risk management, risk avoidance and brand protection are at the heart of our service.
Our specialist teams offer practical, commercial and strategic solutions to the issues which affect your business:
- Business continuity and resilience
- Charter Party and Bill of Lading disputes
- CMR and associated industry conventions
- Commercial contracts
- Competition law
- Construction and infrastructure
- Cyber protection
- Directors’ duties
- Dispute resolution
- Financial recoveries
- Major incident response
- Marine and transit
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Motor (owners and operators)
- Personal injury and accidents
- Real estate
- Warehousing and storage
Specialist dedicated teams identify and resolve potential problems before they materialise, provide sector specific advice and assist in implementing strategy.
“The ‘superb’ transport team at Weightmans advises hauliers, bus and coach companies, and operators of licensed commercial vehicles and has ‘big-firm clout to back up the service it provides’.”Legal 500 2017
“Weightmans LLP has ‘great experience in the marine industry in particular but does a first-class job on all aspects of transport law’.”Legal 500
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